Health Boosting Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric, the spice that gives mustard its bright yellow color and curried dishes their warm glow, may help tame wild blood sugar. Turmeric root, a relative of ginger, is one of Earth’s most concentrated sources of curcumin, an antioxidant compound. (Cumin is another source of curcumin.) Turmeric has a long history as a folk medicine…

Cilantro Pesto–Heavy Metal Detox Recipe

• 4 cloves garlic • 1/3 cup Brazil nuts (selenium source) • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds (cysteine source) • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds (zinc, magnsium sources) • 2 cups packed fresh cilantro (coriander, Chinese parsley) (Vitamin A source) • 2/3 cup flaxseed oil • 4 tablespoons lemon juice (Vitamin C source) • 2 tsp. Dulse…

An Apple A Day Keeps High Blood Sugar Away

Can eating an apple a day really help keep the doctor away? It can certainly help you control your blood sugar and gain all the benefits that come with that control. In fact, researchers have discovered that women who eat at least one apple a day are 28 percent less likely to develop type 2…

Recipe Test Tuesday, Meatloaf Patties

These have become a favorite request by my husband. And because they are so simple to put together, they are one of mine, too! 4 tsp olive oil 1 lb lean ground beef (we recommend grass-fed) 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp freshly ground pepper 2…

How To Get Your Body More Alkaline

Acidosis…the over acidification of a body. Do you have it? Check to see if you consume the following foods: red meat coffee white bread hard cheeses pistachios margarine artificial sweeteners soy sauce vinegar ketchup mustard All of these, and more, are highly acidic and are found in abundance in our Standard American Diet today. (For…

5 Foods That Help Flush Cholesterol

Cholesterol. It’s the soft, waxy substance that circulates along with other fats in your body and there are two kinds; the “good” cholesterol (HDL) and the “bad” cholesterol (LDL). The liver makes cholesterol and helps build cell membranes, manufacture certain hormones and ensures the proper functioning of internal organs. But it also comes from foods…

Foods That Help Detox Your Body of Heavy Metals

Because of the toxicity of our environment, heavy metal buildup is unavoidable. From pollutants flying around in the air we breathe to the chemicals used in personal care products, our bodies are assaulted daily with mercury, lead, nickle, cadmium, aluminum, copper, arsenic, platinum, and a host of other heavy metals. Nutrients play a key role…

My Cancer Adventure, Part 5

Hello again! It seems like forever since I have written about my cancer adventure and actually, it has been! 2011 proved to be a very arduous year for my family and me. Upon leaving the Hope 4 Cancer Clinic in Tiajuana, Baja California, Mexico, I was given a strict therapy regiment that was to be…